DescriptionAn issue was discovered in libtskfs.a in The Sleuth Kit (TSK) from release 4.0.2 through to 4.6.1. An out-of-bounds read of a memory region was found in the function ntfs_fix_idxrec in tsk/fs/ntfs_dent.cpp which could be leveraged by an attacker to disclose information or manipulated to read from unmapped memory causing a denial of service.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs902187

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sleuthkit (PTS)stretch4.4.0-5vulnerable
bullseye, sid4.10.1+dfsg-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - sleuthkit <ignored> (Minor issue)
[buster] - sleuthkit <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - sleuthkit <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - sleuthkit <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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